Body odor – it’s a touchy subject, especially when it comes to the scents associated with older people. Your body odor can change throughout your life cycle. Different stages of life come with its distinct scent. Think of a newborn baby, they have that fresh scent. Again a teenage boy also has a distinct scent … Read moreWhat We Need to Know about “Old-People Smell”?
As people age, society may take on some assumptions about them. Many in society view aging as a dreaded time of life. Although there is substantive evidence about many contributions that the elderly people make to their societies, there exist pervasive misconceptions, negative attitudes, and assumptions about the older people. These limit older people’s freedom … Read more23 Myths about Aging
“My mum, 72 years old now, had a pretty active social and physical life. She was always up and down with one activity after the other. I can’t quite tell what my mum’s hobby was because there was a hobby for each season of her life. Pretty much, she was an active lady and thanks … Read moreHow to Motivate Seniors to Stay Involved?
The all so common assumption that alcohol use and abuse is only by teenagers is just that, an assumption. A study by the American Medical Association revealed that over the past 10 years drinking has increased in every age, but those over the age of 65 had the greatest increase of any age group. Numerous … Read moreThe Dangers of Alcohol Use and Abuse among Seniors
Gun ownership among all age groups is still a big debate let alone among elders. But whether it is okay or not to own a gun at this sensitive age, it is evident that a large number of seniors do own a firearm. It is reported by the Pew Research Center that like last year, … Read moreA Guide to Firearm Ownership for the Elderly
It might be surprising and quite unexpected, but prescription addiction is a significant problem among seniors. According to the federal substance abuse and mental services Administration, the number of seniors in the age of 50+ who requested help for substance abuse in 2008 was 231,200. When you compare this with the 1992 figures of only … Read moreHow to Deal with Prescription Medication Addiction in the Elderly?
Smartphones have only been around for just over two decades but the impact they have made is undeniable. This is evident from the number of people currently owning smartphones. As it stands, nearly 77 % of Americans are reported to be owners of smartphones making the smartphone the most quickly adopted consumer technology of all … Read moreHow a Smartphone Can Help You Live Independently at Home?
As you age it is pretty normal to lose interest in cooking. It just stops being something you look forward to. The joy of cooking is seeing people enjoying your food, and having spent most of your years cooking for your family it becomes less exciting cooking just for you. Other seniors don’t find cooking tedious … Read moreMeal Delivery for Seniors. A Full Guide
Did you know that nearly half of the senior population in the U.S is lonely? Well, yes, because of isolation. With their kids moving away in search of the dollar and then being kept busy all day every day, it’s very normal to stay for months without visiting their aging parents. And you honestly can’t … Read moreSeniors and Pets
Did you know that every 4 seconds there is a new case of dementia being reported worldwide? Did you also know that there are at least 50 million people suffering from dementia with 60 % of these coming from low-income homes? These facts should be scary enough to make you want to learn more about … Read moreHow to Keep Your Brain Dementia-Free as a Senior?